Santa Clara County Dems Censure Local Candidate Over Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A candidate for Santa Clara County supervisor was censured by the local Democratic Central Committee over a sexual harassment claim.

Silicon Valley Democrats Charter New Club for Bernie Boosters

South Bay Dems say they won’t let infighting distract them from advancing their platform both nationally and here at home.

California Democrats Still Split on Bernie, New State Party Chair

With its raucous election for party chair, the Golden State’s donkey party made for all sorts of colorful headlines this past weekend.

Democrats in Santa Clara County Wrestle with Harassment Claims

Democrats in Santa Clara County are grappling with allegations of harassment against women within their ranks.

A Closer Look at Money in the San Jose Mayoral, Council Races

Campaign disclosure forms covering the first half of 2014 came due Thursday, giving political nerds their first chance to break down exactly how much money was raised and spent in the first half of the year. The numbers also show who’s well poised for the November runoff.

Dave Cortese’s Unusual Emails, and the Cindy Chavez Hangover

County Supervisor Dave Cortese has taken an unusual approach to email in recent months. But perhaps more worrisome for the San Jose mayoral candidate, Cindy Chavez’ successful run for a county supervisor seat last year could cut into funds that were expected to help him get elected.

Liccardo Forgoes Spending Limit in San Jose Mayor’s Race Runoff

Sam Liccardo will not accept a voluntary expenditure limit for the San Jose mayoral runoff. The decision leaves little doubt that the 2014 mayor’s race will end up being the most expensive in city history.

Democratic Central Committee Endorses Campos, Fong, Rocha

The Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee (DCC) finalized its endorsements for the June primary, giving three sole and two dual endorsements in San Jose’s five City Council races.